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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1348120
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$475.00
Japanese 4-panel byobu folding screen, with a shochikubai or "Three Friends of Winter" motif (plum, pine, and bamboo), the image of a quail seated upon a jagged rock formation, with a small singing bird on the twisting trunk of the plum tree. The quail image was taken directly from a stamp affixed to the corner of the frame.

20th century

Size: 65.6" L x 36" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1338825
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Japanese four panel screen painting of two quail birds in tall grass. Bright matte green, yellow, orange, and brown pigments used. 20th century

Size: 59" L x 25.25" H (entire screen) 12.5" L x 20.5" H (each panel of artwork)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1319169
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$3,000.00
Japanese Hand Painted scroll of a warrior in a fighting stance with sword drawn, signed by the famous print maker Yoshitoshi Mori ((1898-1992). Unusual that this is a true painting and not a woodblock print. Very Collectable Size: (total) 49" H, 19" W, (painting only) 16.5" H, 12.25" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1308201
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Japanese framed sumi print by abstract artist Toko Shinoda (1913-present). This print is titled "The Shade", with very light shadows and intersecting calligraphy lines with a streak of red. Number 14/50, signed in pencil. Size: (entire frame) 16.75" length, 13.75" width, 1" thick (artwork only) 11" height, 8" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1259235
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$4,000.00
Beautiful framed Japanese urushi-e painting by artist Hakuo Iriyama (born 1904 in Shirone, Niigata). Urushi-e is a style of Japanese art in which colored lacquers are used, along with mica and metal elements as accents. This piece depicts Mount Fuji, raised against a deep blue background, with etched rock formations in bright gold and orange lacquer at its peak, fading to brown lacquer with silver mica-powder mists floating around it...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1255727
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$900.00
Embossed limited edition etching by Japanese artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present) titled "Treasure Ship on the Great Lake", #11/30. It is signed at the bottom in pencil. The treasure ship is usually depicted with the Seven Lucky Gods aboard it, however Mayumi believed only in goddesses and thus created her treasure ship collection depicting only females riding aboard it. Mayumi is known as the 'Matisse of Japan'...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1252556
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$450.00
Charming Japanese Zenga ink painting of Daruma seated inside a circular Enso symbol. Painted in sumi ink on handmade crinkle paper. Signed: Etsu. Size: 15" high x 11" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1250583
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Lovely Japanese 4-panel byobu (folding screen painting), painted with a beautiful scene of chrysanthemum flowers in a garden, some use of raised gofun on flowers, painted in mineral colors and ink on a gold leaf ground, signed by the artist. Showa Period (mid 20th century). Size: 35" high x 72" wide Size:
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1224930
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$750.00
A simple and rustic painting of a group of bamboo done in sumi on silk by the abbot of Sentsuji, Butsugai. The inscription on the top is providing a metaphorical allusion of enduring suffering with the flexible nature of the bamboo. Age: Showa Period Size: Length 85" Width 22"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1221777
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Charming Japanese fan painting depicting a small bird on a branch, painted in ink and light color on paper, attributed to Kawabata Gyokusho (1842-1913), Meiji period circa 1900. Size: 17" long x 6" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1214317
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$975.00
A rather unusual fan painting (senmen) portraying an image of a dragon rising above the clouds done using fingers. The tradition of finger painting is thought to have originated from China. Eccentric literati artists used their fingers instead of the brush to become one with the painting. Work contains a signature and seal by an artist named Sonsen. Additionally, the inscription on the fan reads: finger painted by Sonsen. Age: Early 20th century Size: Height 55.5" Length 27.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1196529
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$375.00
A young woman dressed in a white robe with red hakama pants is holding a folding fan and is posed to do a dance. This dress is often known as Shirabyoshi where these were sacred dances offered to the gods. The shirabyoshi figure evokes the Heian and Kamakura aesthetic and the legends contemporary to the era that portray the Shirabyoshi. Work is signed and sealed by an artist named Nanko. Age: Early 20th century. Size: height 74.25" width 22.5
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1183886
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A fascinating portrait of the noted ukiyoe artist, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. The work was painted by his disciple, Yamanaka Kodo (1869-1945) in 1934 and was originally part of the collection of Kobori Sakae, who collected various old books and donated his collection to the Waseda University. Above the portait are two poems done by two noted poets...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1148141
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$1,750.00
A large silk painting of a scene from the history of Japan by Kai Seihyo (1882-1974), one of Japan's noted painters specializing in historical subjects. Kai Seihyo was trained at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts. It was later in Seihyo's life where the artist began producing unique historical subjects and received high acclaim where Seihyo was known for his paintings of samurai and horses. Age: 1948-1960, late Showa Era. Size: Length: 47" Width: 28.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1141259
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Japanese 2-panel screen painting depicting a scene of a samurai standing with armor on but with a nuns head cloth and with monks beads in his outstretched hand, behind him are three beautiful warrior women wearing beautiful brocade underneath their armor and nuns head cloths with blossoming plum branches, each has a bow and arrows. Painted in mineral pigments and ink on paper. Painted by Kitamura Meido (1896-1962), known for specializing in human subjects...